I love second chance romances. I enjoy seeing people come back together after years of separation for one reason or another and making things work the way that they should. However, in some romances that comes at the expense of a third person and that is a part of this story as well. After suffering a horrific incident Cam decides that to be safe and secure with someone that she doesn't fully love is better than risking what could happen if she pursued what she passionately held in her heart. Although I empathize with Cam and understand why she made the choices that she made, I am glad that her husband Marcus recognizes that he deserves more than what Cam is capable of giving him. Sometimes even the good guys have to think of what's best for themselves. Unfortunately, in this case there are also innocent children affected. The result of her husband leaving is a catalyst for Cam having to face and make some hard choices.
Holden is Cam's regret and desire, but she has to decide if she can overcome her fears and painful past so that she can have a happy future. Cam makes some questionable decisions along the way and there are circumstances that definitely left me a bit uncomfortable. The story is well written and I felt that I got to run the whole gamut of emotions with Cam and Holden. This was a well done contemporary romance.
If faced with your worst fear, what would you do? Would you run or would you fight?
Camryn Hamilton is a fighter.
A thirty-something mother of two, Camryn appears to have it all: a husband, plenty of money, and children she adores. When she returns home to spend Christmas with her family, her perfect world she has created begins to crumble, thrusting her face to face with the only man who truly knows her.
Holden Patrick will fight harder.
A powerful, handsome attorney, Holden left town after his adoptive parents’ death. In his time away he almost managed to forget the girl who ran away with his heart. At least until a turn of fate brought him back to Mantoloking, and back to Camryn.
But are they willing to fight for each other?
Faced with a tragic past that they both wanted to forget, they struggle to protect their hearts from being broken again. Will their love be enough to get them through another tragedy, or will they close themselves off and run away again?
About the Author:
S.P Cervantes lives in Orange County, California with
her loving husband and three children, where she is a teacher.
She enjoys spending time with her family, writing, and reading, but is always thinking of an idea for her next novel.
S.P. Cervantes graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University Fullerton, and has a Master’s Degree in Education.
S.P. Cervantes recently has completed the second novel in the Secrets of Shadow Hill Series, Secrets of Shadow Hill: Prophecy, and is currently writing the third novel in this exciting series.